Dr. Ramesh Somayajula Ayyala MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Ramesh Ayyala is an ophthalmologist in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including East Jefferson General Hospital and Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Gandhi Medical College and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Ayyala accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 44 doctors at East Jefferson General Hospital and one of 7 at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Hindi/Urdu and Telugu.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Anterior Segment Related, Cornea & External Disease, Glaucoma Related

Clinical Interests: Operative Surgical Procedures, Stents, Postoperative Complications, Anti Fibrotic Agents, complex anterior segment pathology

Education & Medical Training

Danbury Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1994

University of South Florida
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1996 - 1999

Gandhi Medical College
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified 13 years in Ophthalmology

LA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of Surgical Outcomes Between Phacocanaloplasty and Phacotrabeculectomy at 12 Months' Follow-up: A Longitudinal Cohort Study.
Schoenberg, E. D.,Chaudhry, A. L.,Chod, R.,Zurakowski, D.,Ayyala, R. S.

Surgical Management for Postkeratoplasty Glaucoma: A Meta-analysis.
Tandon, A.,Espandar, L.,Cupp, D.,Ho, S.,Johnson, V.,Ayyala, R. S.

Comparison of Acquisition Costs of Surgical Supplies in Different Health Care Systems for Cataract and Glaucoma Procedures.
Valentine, J.,Zurakowski, D.,Ayyala, R. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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